Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribe of Oklahoma Calls Tribes and Leaders to Washington for American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month

CONCHO, Okla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ --  

WHAT - a call to all tribes to send representatives to Washington to perform traditional prayers for the Country and to ask that America honor her commitments, treaties, policies, and promises to all of its indigenous peoples.

WHENNovember 2- 7th  10am – 5pm Daily

WHERE – The National Ellipse, Washington, DC

WHO/WHY - 564 + Federally Recognized Tribes and Native Leaders have been invited to perform their prayers, customs & ceremonies - along with and led by Cheyenne & Arapaho Traditional Leaders in honor of all Sovereign peoples - for American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month.

Many Administrations, Presidents, and Congresses have made and kept many commitments and promises to the Sovereign peoples of this great country.

Some of those promises have yet to be fulfilled! As it is our way and that of our peoples, we call on all citizens to show respect to this President and this Congress during American Indian & Alaska Native Heritage Month.  

We ask you to join us and other Sovereign leaders on the Ellipse as we make prayers for this great land and as we assemble in peace for our Fathers and Ancestors.  We will gather to pray each day for the country, its leaders and its people and we will give thanks, and ask all to  pray for prosperity and the fulfillment of the pledges that America has made to its peoples.

Additional Events

Thursday, November 4

IHS American Indian &

Alaska Native Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

9:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Great Hall

Hubert H. Humphrey Building

200 Independence Avenue S.W.

Washington, D.C., 20201

http://www.hhs.gov/about/hhhmap.html

IHS American Indian

Code Talker Exhibit

2010 Exhibit Schedule

To view a .pdf of the exhibit click here.

SOURCE Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribe of Oklahoma




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